ACM FaCE collaborative projects awarded

December 18, 2009
By Christopher Tassava

In December 2009, four Carleton faculty members received Faculty Career Enhancement (FaCE) grants from the Associated Colleges of the Midwest (ACM) to support collaborative faculty workshops.

·         Cam Davidson, Professor of Geology at Carleton; Laura Cleaveland Peterson, Assistant Professor of Environmental Studies at Luther College; and Alessandro Montanari, Director of the Geological Observatory of Coldigioco, Italy; were awarded a  FaCE grant for a workshop to be held at Geological Observatory of Coldigioco in Italy during summer 2010. The workshop will bring together ACM faculty from a variety of science disciplines to explore the possibility of a off-campus studies program, to be based at the OGC, on earth and environmental science.

·         Michael Flynn, Professor of Linguistics at Carleton; Ruth Lanouette, Associate Professor of German at Lawrence University; Dominique Poncelet, Associate Professor of French at Ripon College; and Laurie Zaring, Assistant Professor of Linguistics and French at Luther College received a FaCE grant for a workshop on the best design for an undergraduate linguistics major.

·         Ken Abrams, Assistant Professor of Psychology at Carleton, and Dana Gross, Professor of Psychology at St. Olaf, were awarded a  FaCE grant to organize and host a two-day conference in 2011 to assess means of internationalizing undergraduate psychology education.

·         Mary Savina, Charles L. Denison Professor of Geology at Carleton; Steve Holland, Assistant Professor of Economics at Luther College; Jon Jensen, Associate Professor of Philosophy and Environmental Studies at Luther College; Ruth Kath, Professor of German at Luther College; Suzanne Savanick Hansen, Sustainability Manager at Macalester College; and James Farrell, Professor of History and Environmental Studies at St. Olaf; received a FaCE grant to advance their work on integrating environmental sustainability into the undergraduate curriculum.